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Jan 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can be go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess. a broken immigration system and many agree with that. >> i see things once off the table for agreement and discussion. being on the table. >> reporter: there are potential sticking points. >> i think enforce many has to be a big part of it. >> reporter: republicans demand better protection and company cracking down on hiring illegal immigrants. fine print that will come into sharp he focus as washington reopens the case for immigration reform. brian moore, nsa n
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
bringÑi one of the city's bigge names in law enforcement, former nypd and lapd chief bill bratton in to help. the tough police style bratton is famous for is not for oakland. >> oakland residents have come out time and time again against things like loitering ordinances and curfews. >> bring in bratton and the fbi. >> reporter: for those living in the thick of it, they say enough is enough. it's time to get tough. >> they are violating everyone else's constitutional rights. we can't even walk our streets without worrying about a bullet coming our way. they need to be stopped. >> reporter: a live look at city hall. you can see that protesters have started to assemble outside city hall, and i can tell you that the police chief tells me he still believes that bratton is the best man for the job, the best person for the job. he plans to present a 30-slide power point presentation at tonight's meeting. he says he is more resolved than ever to bring bratton in. reporting live in oakland, jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> we'll cover tonight's meeting. brentwood, four teenagers recoveri
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
climate, we're going to do whatever we can to work with law enforcement. >> they're not taking him to prison, but they're just going to scare him, right. >> reporter: we're told the student was disciplined at school but because he's a minor, they can't say exactly what that was. i can tell you that he's expected to have a hearing with his parents coming up in the juvenile court system. reporting live in morgan hill, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> school officials in the east bay are investigating another extreme bullying incident. a scene that ends up with a student being flown to a hospital suffering a serious head injury. the principal of freedom high school says a girl attacked one of her classmates in the cafeteria on thursday after planning that fight with friends on instagram. the victim hit her head, ultimately had to be airlifted to a hospital. the girl who attacked her was arrested on suspicion of felony battery. >>> according to a pew research center study on cyber bullying, 14 to 17-year-old teens experience the most bullying. girls report more online harassment, bu
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
will make an arrest and they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. again, we want people to come to san francisco, and weigh want them to celebrate responsibly. >> police arrested dozens of people when celebrations got out of control. vandals overturned cars, destroyed property, and started fires. >>> dozens of san francisco restaurants could be in hot water for failing to spend surcharges on employers as required. businesses were supposed to set aside up to $3 an hour per worker for health care costs. restaurants charged customers $2 to pay for that program. the city attorney says only about a third of the $14 million collected went to paying for the program. the offending unnamed restaurants have until april 10 to comply or face consumer fraud lawsuits. >>> it's not getting any easier for apple. another setback for the company and its investors today. our business and tech reporter, scott budman. scott, it seems the bleeding isn't stopping. >> reporter: not yet. investors are trying to figure out where shares fit in between increased sales but skyrocketing expectations
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
consistent with colorado grand jury law. the ramseys and their now adult son burke were exonerated in the case in july of 2008. >>> a young man died in his morgan hill home early this morning and now a santa clara county sheriff says the death is suspicious. deputies responded to reports of gunshots near oak valley road and shielda avenue. when deputies arrived a neighbor told them a man might be dead in his home. they found a 30-year-old man inside unresponsive and efforts to resuscitate the 30-year-old man were unsuccessful. >>> a neighborhood safety meeting drew so many residents that they didn't fit in the pizza parlor where that meeting was being held. they were drawn to the meeting because of a recent rash of thefts and burglaries. one of them, highly pubably sized home invasion. neighbors stand together. >> tonight the council member held a meeting on safety tips, to let the neighbors know how to protect each other and how to keep an eye open for each other and organize through the neighborhood watch program and ultimately be the eyes and the ears of the police department. >> r
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
under the law. >>> the man accused of opening fire inside oakland's university and killing seven people is back in court today. a judge will determine whether one goh will be held until he is deemed competent to stand trial. he'll most likely be treated for schizophrenia at napa state hospital. the court will receive a progress report every 90 days. earlier this month a judge decided goh was incompetent to stand trial. prosecutors say he plans the killing spree after becoming angry with school officials over a tuition dispute. >>> some quirky fixtures with tiny beards and mini little pants on there in oakland could be removed by pg&e. they wear knickers. dozen of tiny gnomes have popped up attached to fences and power poles there. pg&e says it's concerned that the screws they drill into the walls there to will compromise the structural integrity of the phone poles and prompt others to attach creations to the poles which creates a maintenance issue for utility workers. but neighbor say the gnomes bring joy to passers by and prompting gnome hunts out there. and the neighbors, some
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
law. for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> gay rights advocates are praising the president's speech, but critics including brian brown, president of the national organization for marriage, says he took offense to some of the president's remarks today. he says it was inappropriate when the president mentioned the 1969 stonewall riots in new york city which launched the gay rights movement and linked them to other civil rights struggles. and now that the work is over as you saw a few minutes ago it is party time. coming up we'll get back and give you another insider's look at some of the festivities and preparations to make it happen. >>> the first time in 18 years the 49ers are back in the super bowl. if you were around here in the mid-'90s and 1980s, you know how wild the bay area gets with 49ers fever. this time something totally new for the 49ers and the nfl. you probably know by now, sibling rivalry, two brothers coaching against each other in the super bowl. we have extensive coverage tonight of the super bowl. ji
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
, it's great that they can give back to the community. i know i was in the military and law enforcement, but to see this many people here during this project was just amazing. >> sean and his wife are planning to celebrate their new yard with a huge super bowl party for his extended family and today's volunteers are invited. >> absolutely. >>> air national guardmen from the are deploying to afghanistan and the horn of africa this week. the 75 citizen air mann will be deployed for 4 1/2 months to provide search and rescue support from moffett field. >> our mission is to save lives. we're a rescue unit. we're going to go back to afghanistan. our helicopters, our crews will be there for about 41/2 months. and their job is to rescue anybody in need, whether it's u.s. forces, coalition members or afghan nationals. >> in addition to the wartime mission the unit works closely with the coast guard on state missions. >> how one south bay school is turning the tables on the traditional teaching methods to give children more access to technology. >> i'm sam brock. today was a glorious
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
. biden is examining mental health in the context of gun control. california's mental health law approved eight years ago by voters raises $1 billion a year through special tax on millionaires. steinberg wants the feds to launch similar programs in all states. >>> lawmakers introduced a bill to improve access to a procedure in california. members of the state's women's health alliance gathered to support the proposal. it would improve a woman's access to abortion clinics by authorizing trained nurse practitioners, certified nurse mid wives and physicians' assistants to give all women better access to safe, medical care. >> it's not going to change people's behavior whether they get pregnant or not. women don't get pregnant to have an abortion. that's a myth our opponents like to perpetuate. >> the fundamental right to make their own -- >> supporters say they're confident the bill will pass this year. >>> it appears benjamin netanyahu is on course for a third term as prime minister. cheers erupted from the crowds in israel as he came out on top. in today's parliamentary elections.
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
, connecticut. vice president joe biden is spearheading a public push for new laws that would strengthen background checks, limit high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the nra has said it would fight the proposals insisting bans make no one safer. the senate is scheduled it begin hearings on the issue this coming wednesday. >> san jose may soon start handing out bonuses to keep cops on the force. city councilmen stan la card doe and pete constant are proposing the idea and they say with so many cops leaving san jose, the city should consider giving officers 8% retention bonuses. >> it's critical for to us convey a strong message to all the rank and file we val i their hard work and serious risks they take and we're trying to do what we can within our means. we had to cut. now we think we have some money so let's do what we can to keep the wheels on. >> the idea comes with a price tag of $7.5 million. leaders of san jose's police officer's union say they aren't sure what to make of the proposal considering a couple of weeks ago, the mayor was considering more police layoffs and
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00pm PST
washington and cities across the country, people rallied for new gun control laws. the march on the nation's capitol was modest for such a view. >> they marched to send a message about gun violence. about 100 parents from newtown connecticut, the scene of last month's deadly elementary school attack. >> i feel hopeful, cautiously optimistic, i hope this is start of a bigger movement to keep not only our children safe but the citizens. >> it was one of several organized in cities across the united states, from san francisco to new jersey. >> i hope that the power of regular people will actually assert itself, in contrast to lobbying power of the nra. >> they say they're gearing up for an all out battle, insisting gun bans make no one safer. vice president biden is spearheading public push for new gun legislation that will strengthen background checks, limit high capacity ammunition magazines and get assault weapons off the streets. >> this is about action. no more talk. if not now, when. >> the american debate over guns. hitting home in the nation's capital. brian moore, nbc news, wa
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
the phone and driving is a good example. experts believe these findings support stricter laws limiting you cell phone use while in the car. >>> and now an update on the investigation into boeing's 787 dreamliner. federal officials said today they are still far from determining a cause. we were expecting new information about the fires and failures of lithium iron batteries aboard two green liners. no one was injured but the faa grounded all 50 planes in service. the san jose-to-japan flights have been canceled through at least january 28th. >>> apple stock continued to slide today. it fell $63 today, more than 12%, to $450 a share. that's down $250 to september. the slump took billions out of apple's overall worth, what business analysts call the market cap. apple was so big, so huge the value of its loss is bigger than the total gross domestic product of afghanistan and bolivia combined. >>> freedom this is freedom, to create and to do and to build and artist as individuals. >> look, you're overreacting. even if you were developing this for freaks like us, i doubt you e, nobo
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Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
here. today, president obama laying out a plan to overhaul the nation's laws, beef up the pord border and keep 11 million immigrants here in the country. tracie potts is in washington with a look at this plan, the hurdles and motivation. >> reporter: if congress drags its feet on imgrag, the white house has a plan ready. president obama will lay it out today in las vegas. the white house says it's similar to what four democrats and republicans did this monday. >> we're going to get pushback, but i think most americans are saying let's get this fixed. >> the plan puts illegal immigrants at the back of the line for citizenship after it passed background checks and learned english. the key for conservative support will be whether more border security comes first. >> no one should expect the members of the senate are just going to rubber stamp why a group is met and decides. >> we will never put these individuals on a path to citizenship until we have fully secured our borders. >> advocates say they'll push the plan. >> we're also going to be marching and rallying. >> we have to support o
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
area news. >> that's quite a total. thank you. >>> supporters of new gun control laws also gathered in san francisco today as part of a nationwide effort. >> gun control now! >> the walk along the field drew members of the newly formed grassroots group called one million moms for gun control. they're committed to passing what they call common sense gun control laws in the united states. >> no one can stand on the sidelines anymore. this affects everybody. no one's immune, and no one's safe as long as the military-style assault weapons are available legally in this country. >> members are pushing for a ban of military-style assault weapons, a limit on the amount of ammunition that can be sold and more thorough background checks. >>> there was a similar scene across the country in washington, d.c., today. hundreds joined a silent march through the nation's capital. among those in attendance, 100 parents from newtown, connecticut. >> feel hopeful. cautiously optimistic. and i hope this is just the start of a bigger movement to keep not only our children safe but the citizens. >> vice pres
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Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
reaches the school climate, we're going to do what we can do work with law enforcement to make sure that's corrected. >> reporter: morgan hill police arrested a 13-year-old for bullying two other students. he verbally and physically taunted them, shooting plastic b.b.s at them. >> the bully was trying to get the other two to use marijuana. when they declined, the relationship was severed. >> reporter: a school resource officer told the bully to stop. >> he knew his behavior was wrong. and went home and contacted the victims again through text messages, facebook and in person. >> reporter: parents are glad britton middle school and the police stopped the bullying before it escalated. >> think of all of the bullies or attempted to have been bullied by somebody. and it's not fun. and one never forgets it. >> reporter: the principal says a strong message of zero tolerance is needed, when teachers and parents want to keep kids safe on campus. >> if kids stop for a minute before they hit send, before they say that extra word, before they repeat that bit of gossip, about how it feels when
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
should be treated equally under the law. here in the bay area, same-sex couples say it is an emotional moment because so many are ready to say "i do" legally. >> this could be the year that we actually legally get married. >> i can still fit in the dress. >> francis and jen are dreaming of a legally recognized same-sex marriage. after years on the marriage roller coaster in california, president barack obama delivered new reason for same-sex couples to hope in his inauguration speech. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: powerful words for this committed couple that have kids. >> to actually have a president say that he believes we should all be equal is extremely moving to me. >> that's a big deal to have that sort of recognition at the highest office in the nation. >> reporter: political analysts say the president signaled leaders in washington to prepare to act on gay rights. >> he wants to keep this on the frontrunner. there's no question about it. and they can act on this in several ways. yes, th
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
ruled unconstitutional. an indiana law that bans sex offenders from accessing sites that can be accessed by children has been overturned. the blanket ban was said to be too broad and didn't really protect kids. a district judge said the state has found strong evidence that social networking sites like facebook are a virtual playground for sexual predators to lurk. federal judges have forbidden similar laws in nebraska and louisiana. >>> they let you jump, slide, and twist and they're popping up in ski resorts across the country especially here in northern california. we're talking about terrain parks, parks in the snow. they're fun but are they safe? >> some are concerned about the design of the park and the potential for serious accidents. >> reporter: with a jump launching you as high as 90 feet in the air there's no denying it's a risky activity. but as this has taken off, we found there is little oversight over how these jumps are designed. it's a big draw for snowboarders and skiers. terrain parks are growing in popularity alongside big events like the x-games. and according to a re
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
second, of letting my son-in-law go with my daughter and i said no, this is a chance of a lifetime for me. >> good for you, connie. connie decided instead to take her daughter who is 7 months pregnant. the doctor said that the mom is health haddy and go and enjoy the game. but mommy to be said that she will keep the jumping in check and the cheering to a minimum. >> it will be hard when the niners win. you know, let's get a check on the forecast. >> yes, we are forecasting a win in the weather department for the niners. let's look at the radar picture. a huge influx of california, proving to bring in a punch and we are tracking the heaviest rainfall. including downtown san jose and campbell and portions of the east south bay. right now, in livermore, a heavy pocket of rainfall that is moving over and producing .27 of an inch per hour. a good downpour coming your way that will last over the next hour, hour and a half. it's wet on interstate 280. even though it's not heavy at the current moment. it does not take much to get the road ways slick. if you are doing late night traveling, you
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
tradition of being a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. >> the legislation would create a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants here. address the boarder and reform the legal immigration system to keep families together, award green cards to i mmigrants that receive advanced degrees, and penalize employers that allow illegal immigrants. >>> well, she did not touch the immigration topic but the first hispanic justice of the u.s. supreme court did speak out about one hot button issue today. sonia is sotomayor spoke at a commonwealth event. we have the impact she made today. stephanie, sfwog have her in town. >> much to the delight of people that came. hundreds of people packed the theater and no seats were empty. they were all quiet and listened to her talk about her book. she kicked it all off by getting out ahead of the moderator before the start of the hour long q&a. >> justice ginsburg told my i would love my time with you. >> and she opened with humor, a theme she continued throughout the talk. the associate justice of the supreme court has been serving since
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Jan 23, 2013 11:00am PST
. mayor chuck reed who chairs that committee has previously said he believes gun control laws should be handled at the state and federal level. >>> we have new details in a home invasion and robbery in san jose's almaden valley. police say an elderly couple was threatened by two or three men armed with knives. the suspects tied up the couple, ransacked their home, then drove off in their cars. the couple was not injured. the suspects are still at large. police are trying to figure out if the home invasion is linked to a carjacking that happened four hours earlier in that same area. meantime, police have scheduled a public safety meeting for almaden residents. that meeting will take place this sunday, january 27th. it starts at 4:00 at amato's pizza on meridian avenue. >>> berkeley based annie's says it's recalling boxes of its home grown pizzas. the pizza may have fragments of metal in it caused by a faulty screen at a third party flour meal. the affected pizzas have best bay date from january 9, 2013. it is merely precautionary. the company also says there have been no reported illn
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Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
supporting it. >> this is consistent with our k country's tradition of being a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. >> now this measure calls for improved border security and addresses visa overstay. the legislation allows for more guest workers. green cards awarded to immigrants who have obtained advanced degrees in universities especially in tech areas. and as for most skilled workers it would allow them to enter the country for hard-to-fill jobs in areas like agriculture. the proposal is being praised by the white house. >>> sonia sotomayor made history as the third woman to become a supreme court justice and the first latina. she brought her compelling story to the bay area. it was a hot ticket in town. the commonwealth club was sold out immediately. how was it, stephanie? >> reporter: raj, it was inspiring and so many people inspired by the story they cut class to be here. some middle school and high school students saying they could not miss this opportunity. others even teared up after meeting her. this after she shared her personal story. a standing ovation and applause kicked o
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